Waitress
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60602
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Musical
Runs Feb 16Feb 21, 2021

Meet  Jenna,  a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county —and a satisfying encounter with someone new —show Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the  courage to seize it.  Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this hilarious hit Broadway musical features original  music  and  lyrics  by  7-time  Grammy®  nominee  Sara  Bareilles  (“Brave,”  “Love  Song”),  a  book  by acclaimed  screenwriter  Jessie Nelson  (I  Am  Sam),  original  choreography  by  Lorin  Latarro  (Les  Liaisons Dangereuses, Waiting For Godot), recreated by tour choreographer Abbey O’Brien and original direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin), recreated by tour director Susanna Wolk.

“WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “sweet, sassy and passionate,” according to New York Magazine.

“It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a paid ticket for admission. WAITRESS is recommended for ages 8+.

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